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NH 53223 Imperator

Photo #: NH 53223  Imperator
Title: Imperator
Description: (German Passenger Liner, 1913) The Hamburg American liner Imperator, which was turned over to the U.S. Navy to be used as a transport as the result of the agreement made at Brussels between the German and Allied representatives. Imperator is the third largest vessel now afloat, being of 52,000 tons. This photo was made on her arrival in New York in 1913 on her maiden voyage. She was tied up in Hamberg during the war. (quoted from the original 1919 caption). This ship's maiden voyage to New York was made in June 1913. She served as USS Imperator (ID #4080) in 1919. Note her fancy stern decoration. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 53223
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